Air Pollution Control Public Notices

The Daily News Publication Date: April 4, 2019


The Shelby County Health Department (Department), Pollution Control Section has received applications to construct or modify air contaminant sources at the following locations and of the following descriptions.  These permitting actions are not subject to the Prevention of Significant Air Quality Deterioration (PSD) requirements, as described in the Rules and Regulations of the State of Tennessee, Section 1200-3-9.01 (4)(a)2. 

Initial Filing

5599 East Holmes Road, Memphis
Requesting a permit to operate two industrial open face paint booths and associated welding operations. The process will consist of fabricating, welding, and spray painting industrial conveyors.

RC Construction Company
1513 Corporate Avenue, Memphis
Requesting a permit to construct a portable ready-mix concrete batch plant with at the above location. The emissions limit will also include the emissions from an 800 kw generator used to power the plant.


Block Drug Company
2149 Harbor Avenue, Memphis
Requesting a permit modification to reflect the removal of three of the site’s boilers, thus reducing the combined emission rate.

A copy of the application materials used by the Department is available for public inspection at the Pollution Control Section office, during normal business hours (8:00 am – 4:30 pm).  Interested parties are invited to review these materials and provide written comments.  Written comments will be accepted for a period of thirty (30) calendar days after the date of this public notice at the following address:

Shelby County Health Department
Attn: Robert Rogers P.E.
Technical Manager
814 Jefferson Ave. 
Memphis, TN 38105